I Poems And Pints west End 1 lotcl. Palmerston Place. Edinburgh. 8pm. 50p. Featured reading by contributors to Fresh ()a'uns'. the new Stramullion poetry anthology. Audience participants welcome.


I Anti-Racist Demo Assemble Grassmarket. Edinburgh. 1pm; rally at The Mound 3pm. Organised by [.othian Black Forum under the banners '.\'o More Racist Murders'. ‘.\'o More Racist Violence' and ‘End Racial llarassment'. Speakers include Babar llussein ofthe Defence Committee and (ills John of Edinburgh Trades Council.

I Art As Process Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. Edinburgh. 6675438. lllarnv-5pm. £37 (£22) for twodays. including lunch. A weekend workshop led by 369 Gallery Artist-ln-Residence Rose Frain. which explores the therapeutic effects of ‘psychic creativity". which links mind and body in artistic activity. Bring drawing and painting materials.

I Beyond The Fringe? Royal Lyceum Theatre. (irindlay Street. Edinburgh. 229 9697. 10am 1.30pm. Free. A public conference to discuss the use made ofthe Edinburgh Festival Fringe by theatre professionals. With an impressis e panel of experts including the Artistic Directorsof the Lyceum and 'l‘raverse Theatres. lan Wooldridge and Ian Brown. BBC Scotland's 1 lead of Drama Bill Bryden and playwright John Clifford.

I Craigmillar Festival: Cavalcade Slreetsof Niddrie. Edinburgh. Infoz6615877669 8432. 1.15pm. Free.

I Glasgow Heritage Week: Old Glasgow Street Games Atlas Square. Springburn. Info: 552 8391. 2pm. Free.


I Art As Process Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. Edinburgh. 667 5438. lllam —5pm. See above. Sat 3 for details. I Glasgow Heritage Week: Necropolis Walk Cathedral Square. 2.30pm. Free.

I Questions 01 Sport King's'l‘heatre. 1.even Street. Edinburgh. Info: 557 1265 ext 217. 7pm. £1 (50p). 'l’eam sportsquiz compcred by Radio Forth‘s Bill 'I'orrancc with Bill Barclay as a special guest . 'l‘eams represent llearts. llibs..\1cadowbank Thistle and '(iolden ()ldies‘.


I Glasgow Heritage Week: Discovering Glasgow bustour'l'ourist Information Centre. St Vincent Place. lnfo: 5528391. lllani. £4 (£3)


I Craigmillar Festival: Play— Watch It! Castlebrae High School. Edinburgh. Info: on! 5877 6698432. 7.30pm. £1.5U(£11. I Glasgow Heritage Week: Glasgow Green and the People‘s Palace Walk People's Palace. Info; 552 8391. 6.30pm. Free.

I Scottish Schools. Art Galleries and Museums Resources Fair'l'albot Rice Ciallcry . ()ld College. South Bridge. Edinburgh. 667 101 1 cxt4308.

10am 2.30pm. Free. An opportunity for

art teachers and ad\ isors to examine and discuss new publications for Use as teaching resources. Open to the general public. though there will also be lectures and seminars for teaching staff.

I Women And Work Information Day Sighthill Library. Sighthill Wy nd. Edinburgh. 45.3 5761. Displaysand information for women about trainingand employment. with an informal discussion led by mother and Inn crsc 'l'hcatre

writer-in-residcncc Ann Marie Di Mambro


I Craigmillar Festival: Play- Inside Out Arts Centre. Ncwcraighall Road. Edinburgh. Info: 661 5877 6698432. 7.30pm. £2 (£1 ). Sec panel.

I Glasgow Heritage Week: Glasgow By Gaslight Slide Talk l lutchcson's l lall..lohn Street. lnfo: 552 839 .730pm. Free.

I Writers' Workshop For Women well Woman Centre. St BridesCommunity Centre. ()rw ell ‘l‘errace. Edinburgh. 337 5543. 7.30 9,30pm. Susan Chaney lcadsa session on ‘Women and Struggle -- what does it mean for you‘." First-time writers welcome.


I Craigmillar Festival: Play Watch It!


'The Nnal Trust‘s Tenement Hous. open to the public

In a country like Scotland, a few days of clear sky and sunshine is enough to make anyone Ieel festive. So springtime is certainly an awakening Iorthe Scottish festival season, which of course culminates in three weeks in August.

Even before Maytest had sailed its paper boat off into a cheery Clyde sunset. Edinburgh’s Spring Fling was well underway, with the four hectic days of the Fringe Film Festival not far behind. This fortnight, two more Festivals vie for the public‘s attention, at both ends of the M8.

A sample of highlights is given in our listings; lull details of other events are available from the testivals’ organisers.


begins on Sat 3, and continues for nine days, with over forty events and nearly forty week-long exhibitions, promoted by the National Trust For Scotland in association with Glasgow District

Castlebrae High School. Edinburgh. Info: 661 5877 6698432. 7.30pm. £1.50(£1). See panel.

I Glasgow Heritage Week: The Renaissance of Glasgow Slide Show 1 lutcheson's l lall. .Iohn Street. Info: 552 8391. 7.30pm. Free. See panel.

I Lunchtime Talk: Trinity College. Hospital. Church and Apse Brass Rubbing Centre. Trinity Apse. Chalmers Close. Edinburgh. lnfo1557 1265 ext 217. 1pm. Free. (iiven by Edinburgh District Council's archaeologist Nick l lolmes.

I Tree 01 Life Well Woman Centre. St Brides Community Centre. ()rwell 'l'errace. Edinburgh. 337 5543.

9.30am -noon. Free. A practical collage workshop led by Joanna Van Den Burgh. Bring collage items.

I Women And Work Information Day South ()ueensferry Library. Shaw Road. Edinburgh. 331 1697. 10am—--noon;

1.30 3.30pm. Free. An opportunity for women to obtain information about training and employment.


I Craigmillar Festival: Play-Watch It! Casltebrae High School. Edinburgh. lnfo: 661 5877 6698432. 7.30pm. £1.50(£1).See panel.

I Glasgow Heritage Week: From Here To Posterity Archive Film Show l lutcliesun’s Hall. John Street. Info: 552 8391. 7.30pm. Free. See panel.

I Soto Zen Retreat Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. Edinburgh. 667 5438. Info: 652 1403. 7.30pm. Entry by donation. A weekend‘s residential retreat. led by a priest from 'l‘hrossel 1 lole Priory.


I Charlotte Square Festival Charlotte Square. Edinburgh. Info: 551 1381. 11am -5pm. 3le (children 10p). A busy.

Council, Greater Glasgow Tourist Board and the Evening Times.

Gordon Borthwick of the National Trust describes the week as ‘a crash course in Glasgow's history’ The oldest exhibit is an Iron Age dugout, which proves, he says, that boats were built on the Clyde long before the industrial revolution.

There are talks, walks, exhibitions, bus rides and film shows on a wide range of topics from street games to Roman occupations, from Cliff Hanley‘s ‘My Glasgow' to World War II American Gls, 90 per cent of whom are said to have passed through Glasgow. Full details can be found in the Glasgow Heritage Week pamphlet, available from libraries, tourist centres or the National Trust in Ingram Street. Enquiries: 552 8391.


reaches its 25th anniversary this year, which it will be celebrating with a Fancy Dress Cavalcade along Niddrie Mains Drive at 1 .15pm on Sat 3. Awide variety of events take place overthe lollowing fortnight, including plays, exhibitions, karate, a children’stalent show, video and poetry festivals, a special disabled/abIe-bodied barbecue andjazz night.

The theme this year is the People‘s Festival, though Craigmillar Festival has always been an event to which anyone can contribute and from which everyone can benefit.

Fortull details, drop in at the Community Centre at 63 Niddrie Mains Terrace or call 661 5877 or 669 8432.

fund-raising event for St Columba's Hospice. with inflatable castle. pipe bands. Scottish country dancing. police dog display. auction of antiques and bric-a-brac. stalls and other attractions. I Craigmillar Festival: Karate International Jack Kane Centre. Niddrie Policies. Craigmillar. Edinburgh. 6694404. 2pm. £2(£1).

I Glasgow Heritage Week: Lord Provost's Procession Kelvin Way to George Square. arriving 11.30pm. Info: 552 8391. Free. I Liberton Kirk Fete and Auction Kirkgate. Edinburgh. Info: 666 2231. 8.30am—4pm. Beginning early with the sale ofauction catalogues (50p) and breakfast on offer. this fundraising event in aid ofthe Kirk Centre Project includes auctionsof furniture. china. pictures and quality bric-a-brac at 10.30am and 2pm. with sideshows and events throughout the day. I Soto Zen Retreat Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. Edinburgh. 667 5438. Info: 652 1403. All day. Second ofthree sessions. See above. Fri 9 for details.


I Craigmillar Festival: Play—Who Did It? Arts Centre. Newcraighall Road. Info: 6615877 6698432. 8pm. 75p. See panel. I Glasgow Heritage Week: Cast Iron Buildings Walk Tourist Information Centre. St Vincent Place. Info: 5528391. 2.30pm. Free.

I Guided Walk: Hermitage of Braid and Blackford Hill Meet at Blackford Pond. Edinburgh. Info: 447 7145. 2pm. Free. First of a series of summer guided walks. each with a theme relating to the local environment. Today‘s theme is ‘Life In A Pond'.

I Mammal Safari Mugdock Country Park. Craigallian Road. Near Milngavie. Glasgow, 9566100. 2—3.30pm. Free. ‘Small game hunting for beasts of field and forest.‘ Elephant guns not required.

I Sports Open Fun Day Meadowbank Sports Centre. London Road. Edinburgh. 6615351. 12.30—430pm. Free. Awide variety of fun sports for people of all ages. including trampolining. archery. boxing, basketball and a Fun Run of3km for children.

I Soto Zen Retreat Salisbury Centre. 2 Salisbury Road. Edinburgh. 667 5438. Info: 652 1403. All day. Last ofthree sessions. See above. Fri 9 for details.


I Craigmillar Festival: Bingo Craigmillar Community Centre. Niddrie Mains Terrace.Edinburgh. lnfo:6615877/669 8432. 7pm.


I Craigmillar Festival: Children‘s Talent Craigmillar Community Centre. Niddrie .‘ylains'l‘errace. Edinburgh. 1nfo:661 58776698432. 7.30pm. 211p ( 10p).


I Craigmillar Festival: Disabled Day Barbecue Craigmillar Community Centre. Niddrie Mains Terrace. Edinburgh. Info: 661 5877669 8432. 6.30pm. Free.

I Well Woman Centre Planning Meeting St Brides Community Centre. ()rwell Terrace. Edinburgh. 337 5543. 7.30—9.30pm. A chance for women to participate in shaping the centre's future programme.


I Craigmillar Festival: Poetry Festival Craigmillar Library. Niddrie Marishcall Gardens. 669 4095. 7pm. Free. See panel. I Well Woman Centre Open Session St Brides Community Centre. Orwell Terrace. Edinburgh. 337 5543. 9.30am—noon. An informal discussion of the centre'sactivities. Allwomen welcome.

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